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Hayling Island Horticultural Society Newsletter.
Sad Passing of Vic Pierce Jones..
Tea Room At Spring Show.
Peter Maunder Garden Competition.
HFHS Allotment Competition.
Invitation By Bowls Club.
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Hayling Lions Appeal.
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Spring 2018 Newsletter

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Link to Spring 2018 Newsletter in pdf form.

Vic Pierce Jones

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With deep sadness we advise the passing of Vic,
a good friend of the H.I.H.S. who reported
on our Shows for the Hayling Islander,
always with great descriptive flowery accounts.

An excellent Island Councillor for many years,
and indeed served as Mayor.

The cremation will be at The Oaks, Bartons Road, Havant
at 4.00 pm Wednesday the 30th May, after the wake
will be held at the Brookfield Hotel in Emsworth.

Our sincere thoughts go to his wife Margaret.

Tea Room At Spring Show

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Thank you to all the helpers
who were kept very busy on Show day.
Once more lovely donated cakes, you excel each time.

Welcome to Kay Hawkins who will take over from me next year.
Thanks again, June Kemp

Peter Maunder Garden Competition

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The Hampshire Federation of Horticultural Societies
organise an annual garden competition, open to HIHS members.

Entries are judged on the use of ground,
suitability of planting, maintenance and effect.

Download the Entry form which must be submitted by 31st May.
Download a copy of the Rules.

The judging takes place in late July.
The Veolia Trophy will be awarded at the HFHS AGM.
Prize monies are: 1st Prize £30, 2nd Prize £20, 3rd Prize £10.

Allotment Competition

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The Hampshire Federation of Horticultural Societies
organise an annual allotment competition, open to HIHS members.

Entries will be assessed by Federation Judges in two Sections:
Plots of less than 10 rods and Plots of 10 rods and over.
10 rods are equal to 250 sq m or 300 sq yds.
The judging criteria, is based on the recommendations
listed in the RHS Show Handbook 8th edition Revised 2016.

Challenge Cups will be awarded to the winners of each section
and presented at the Federation AGM in February.

Prize monies are:
Section 1. 1st £20, 2nd £15 and 3rd £10;
Section 2: 1st £30, 2nd £20 and 3rd £15.
Diplomas will be awarded, from the combined results of both Sections:
top 7% - Diploma of Special Merit, next 15% - Diploma of Merit.

Download the combined Rules and Entry form,
which must be submitted by 21st May.

Any queries telephone 01256 364378 or email: iaincrawford1@aol.com.

Invitation By Bowls Club

The Hayling Island Bowls Club which is located to the rear
of the Hayling Island Community Centre and
operates from 1st April to 30th September
are activly seeking new members.

They hold informal "Have a Go" sessions and invite HIHS members
to come along one Tuesday evening during the season
to a dedicated session to see is bowls might suit them as a sport.
and give information on the club and its members.

Would any interested members please contact our Chairman Bill
to enable assesment of numbers to arrange acordingly.
Website feedback form for Chairman Bill Biggs

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this quarter’s Newsletter.

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Hayling Lions Appeal

98 Elm Grove

Hayling Lions have made an appeal for volunteers
to help out for just 3 hours each week
in the island charity shop at 98 Elm Grove.

Call in to the shop or telephone 02392 464611.

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